While highly creative, the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien was influenced by a number of
sources. ... The Lord of the Rings is a sequel to The Hobbit and so shares
influences with it. ... from evil"...
Dec 27, 2012 ... One of the biggest holiday films this year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,"
is based on British writer J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel.
Dec 13, 2012 ... I have been rereading J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit in anticipation of .... I live in
Kentucky, and will be looking at our rolling hills now with a different eye. ....
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Dec 31, 2012 ... Author of the essay, "Hobbit Names Aren't From Kentucky," Bratman asserts, .....
Do the Russians have evidence of "perverted" — kinky, really ... and his alleged
connections to the country, Tillerson's hearing beginning at 9 ...
Aug 2, 2005 ... He could never get enough of my tales of Kentucky folk. ... The Shire and its
settled manners and shy hobbits have many antecedents ... Perhaps we can
show an unusual concentration of these names in Kentucky ... The Amish with
their farms have more connection with many of these folk than city people.
Dec 5, 2007 ... ... Scots-Irish and English Borderers, and discount the idea of any connection. But
Tolkien may not have had that association, and in this case it is not accurate
anyway. ... I looked up all those Hobbit-names, comparing that part of KY with the
rest of KY, and with ... Likely true, but I'm not likely to do it myself...
Oct 15, 2011 ... The paper does not, as you write, offer a "categorical rejection of the possibility
that Tolkien may have used some names that he remembered ...
A manuscript of the poem, written around A.D. 1000, has preserved the ... The
hero must realize that he can become a monster. ... to the two levels—Germanic
and Christian—of Beowulf and The Hobbit. ... University Press of Kentucky, 2001.
Dec 14, 2012 ... Remembering these connections and references will help you see how the
stories inform each other.
Jul 29, 2016 ... The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, and Beowulf - Connections ... Some of you have
probably picked up on a few of the most obvious similarities, but there might be a
couple ... They did, however, share a religion and a language.